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Volunteer Drivers Needed

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Community in Motion

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Drivers needed in Clark County.

Our drivers choose the trips they are able to take and make a significant difference in the lives of seniors and those with a disability. We help people stay connected with their community. It might be a trip to a doctor appointment, doing their grocery shopping, going to an appointment, visiting friends or something else. Wherever the destination, it is a way to prevent isolation, to be part of society, and to get where they need to go.

We help others get to necessary appointments, attend social events, grocery shop and participate in outings that help with their physical and emotional health.

  • Have a desire to help others and provide excellent customer service
  • At least 21 years of age
  • Have registered vehicle in good condition
  • Possess a valid driver’s license
  • Complete a volunteer application
  • Maintain state insurance levels at state required minimums or greater.
  • Provide Volunteers in Motion with Department of Motor (DMV) 5-year Driving Abstract
  • Complete and pass a background check which includes a Washington State Patrol WATCH Report, an FBI fingerprint background check, and search of the National Sex Offender Registry website. Volunteers in Motion will cover the cost involved.
  • Review, agree to and sign self-declaration form indicating the ability to physically carry out the essential job functions as listed in the volunteer job description.
  • Willingness to provide transportation to passengers without regard to race, ethnicity, national origin, sexual orientation, gender, marital status, age, health status, or the presence of any sensory, mental, or physical disability.
  • Agree to a once a year ride along as a part of a yearly review and eligibility to be in the program.

More opportunities with Community in Motion

No additional volunteer opportunities at this time.

About Community in Motion

Location:

120 NE 136th Ave, Ste 215, VANCOUVER, WA 98684, US

Mission Statement

To connect our neighbors with access to reliable transportation options that support healthy, independent living.

Description

Since 1946, our agency has housed a number of different programs supporting seniors, people with disabilities, youth, and other at-risk populations in Southwest Washington. The agency began as the Clark County Council of Community Agencies. In 1951, we expanded and became the Vancouver Council of Social Agencies. In 1957, we again looked at area needs and incorporated with a focus on social planning and fundraising in Clark County. Two years later, a Committee on Aging was formed to look at ways to support our aging population. In 1990, the agency’s name changed to Human Services Council (HSC) to reflect our mission of helping people. In 2021, our agency again changed its name, this time to Community in Motion, reflecting our agency’s role in providing community transportation services.

Our agency has evolved with the changing needs of our community and has always been deeply committed to connecting our neighbors in southwest Washington with each other, and with the services that enrich their lives. This mission comes to the forefront with Community in Motion. Below are a few of the more recent milestones that brought us to where we are today.

Community
People with Disabilities
Seniors

WHEN

We'll work with your schedule.

WHERE

312 Southeast Stone Mill DriveSTE 115VancouverVancouver, WA 98684

(45.61975,-122.53612)
 

SKILLS

  • Elder care
  • Bus/Van Driving
  • People Skills

GOOD FOR

  • People 55+

REQUIREMENTS

  • Driver's License Needed
  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 21
  • Orientation or Training
  • Just a few hours a week of your time volunteering to drive others can save a life.

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